Yankees Rumors & News

  • 19h
    Mark Feinsand @FeinsandNYDN

    Teixeira will have the next 3-4 days off with a mild lower lat strain. No DL as of now.

  • Yankees' Michael Pineda remains on track for August return

    Newark Star-Ledger "One of the reinforcements the Yankees are counting on to help a sapped rotation down the stretch is Michael Pineda and the right-hander remains on schedule for an August return. Out since late April with a back injury, Pineda has thrown one live batting practice session and is expected to throw..." July 20

  • Bombers decline to sign Mo’s son to contract

    New York Post "The Yankees announced Saturday they have signed 26 of their 39 selections in the 2014 amateur draft, and one name stood out of the 13 players who didn’t sign: right-handed pitcher Mariano Rivera, selected in the 29th round. Rivera is, of course, the son of the Yankees’ legendary closer. Yankees..." July 20

  • McCarthy, big bats lead Yankees past Reds, 7-1

    New York Post "For two days in their post All-Star Game, playoffs-hopeful world, the Yankees began talking about injuries and how 80 percent of their starting rotation at the beginning of the season was now on a first-name basis with assorted surgeons and physical therapists. But after each game, they ended..." July 20

  • Tanaka still in pain, but hoping rehab will be enough

    New York Post "Less than two hours before it was announced that CC Sabathia would have season-ending knee surgery, Masahiro Tanaka remained optimistic he would not have to undergo a procedure of his own. Tanaka, who was discovered to have a slight tear of his right ulnar collateral ligament following a start..." July 20

  • CC relieved to avoid microfacture

    ESPN New York "Fearful his career could be in jeopardy, CC Sabathia had trouble sleeping as he awaited word if he needed microfacture surgery or a less serious arthroscopic procedure on his ailing right knee. Sabathia will have season-ending arthroscopic surgery this Wednesday, but his doctors told him it..." July 20

  • Prices soar for Derek Jeter ceremony

    ESPN New York "The New York Yankees' surprise announcement on Friday that the team would officially honor its retiring captain Derek Jeter on Sept. 7 sent ticket prices for that game soaring on the resale market. The average list price for the home game in the Bronx against the Kansas City Royals went from..." July 19

  • Phelps stars, bats finally wake up as Yankees roll past Reds

    New York Post "Fielding errors by Brian Roberts and Derek Jeter were about to sabotage David Phelps when the stubborn right-hander — whose best attribute is his competitiveness — refused to let the fourth-inning boots ruin the night. With an unearned run already in and the Yankees’ slim lead gone, Phelps..." July 19

  • CC Sabathia to have season-ending surgery on Tuesday

    Hardball Talk "Welp, that’s that: The Yankees have announced that CC Sabathia will have season-ending arthroscopic knee surgery on July 23. It is not micro-fracture surgery, as many were speculating he needed, but is more of a procedure to clean out his right knee." July 19

  • Yankees GM to target pitchers at trade deadline

    ESPN New York "Yankees GM Brian Cashman is aggressively trying to upgrade his starting staff, which has seen four-fifths of its opening day rotation end up on the disabled list. "I have to reinforce our pitching, in my opinion," Cashman said in a phone conversation Thursday. "I have things that I feel I have..." July 18

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    Lohud Yankees Blog @LoHudYankees

    Yankees have signed LHP Rich Hill and assigned him to Triple-A to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

  • Jeter, Trout spark victory American League

    MLB.com "The 2014 All-Star Game at Target Field was always going to be about Derek Jeter. Jeter has been the face of baseball for nearly two decades, winning five World Series titles and being named an All-Star 14 times in a career that is set to end with his retirement after the season. So it was..." July 16

  • Selig: MLB didn't know A-Rod had PED exemption

    ESPN New York "Commissioner Bud Selig maintains that Major League Baseball had no idea Alex Rodriguez received a medical exemption from the sport's drug administrator to use a testosterone-boosting substance in 2007. Rodriguez received a therapeutic use exemption for the otherwise-banned substance clomid,..." July 16

  • Selig, PA aim to end smokeless tobacco use

    ESPN.com "As the recent death of Tony Gwynn to salivary gland cancer continues to resonate in baseball circles, commissioner Bud Selig and Players Association executive director Tony Clark both want MLB to make strides toward reducing and ultimately eliminating the use of smokeless tobacco in the game. But..." July 15

  • Yankees Release Alfonso Soriano

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Yankees have released Soriano, per the MLB.com transactions page. New York will owe Soriano the remainder of the $5MM portion of his salary for which the team is obligated. He will be free to sign with any club (likely at a league-minimum rate), though Soriano has indicated that he would..." July 15

  • 7d
    SportsCenter @SportsCenter

    AL All-Star lineup Jeter SS Trout LF Cano 2B Cabrera 1B Bautista RF Cruz DH Jones CF Donaldson 3B Perez C Hernandez P

  • 7d
    SportsCenter @SportsCenter

    NL All-Star lineup: McCutchen CF Puig RF Tulowitzki SS Goldschmidt 1B Stanton DH A. Ramirez 3B Utley 2B Lucroy C Gomez LF Wainwright P

  • Shane Greene (who?!) dominates as Yanks blank Baltimore

    New York Post "Say what you want about Shane Greene, but there is no denying he has tossed a battered Yankees rotation a small life jacket. Is Greene as good as he has been in the first two major league starts? Is he a flash in the pan? Those answers are in the future, but there is no denying what the..." July 13

  • Babe Ruth contract auctioned off

    ESPN.com "Babe Ruth's contract with the Boston Red Sox in 1918 was for only $5,000, but at an auction Saturday night, the document itself sold for $1.02 million. The contract was signed by Ruth, American League president Ban Johnson and Red Sox owner Harry Frazee, who famously agreed to sell Ruth to the..." July 13

  • Yankees’ Sabathia to have two top surgeons check on right knee

    New York Post "CC Sabathia has postponed a schedule appointment Monday with Dr. James Andrews and has met with Dr. Keith Meister to have his bothersome right knee examined. He also has an appointment scheduled with Dr. Neal ElAttrache. ElAttrache, who examined Masahiro Tanaka’s right elbow in Seattle on..." July 12

  • 10d
    Jesse Spector @jessespector

    A statement from Masahiro Tanaka. He apologizes for being hurt. Incredible. pic.twitter.com/UX2JhJQfnb

  • Derek Jeter Is a Partial Owner of High-Tech Men's Underwear Company

    Page Six "Move over, Victoria, Derek Jeter has an even bigger “secret.” The Yankee slugger’s retirement plan includes becoming an underwear mogul, Page Six has learned. The slugger is a secret owner of Frigo RevolutionWear — a customized men’s underwear brand that sells skivvies more colloquially..." July 12

  • Cleveland Indians rally late to beat New York Yankees, 9-3

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Don't be surprised if there's a run on Asdrubal Cabrera's bats over the next few days among his teammates. There seems to be magic in that wood. Cabrera hit a three-run triple and Roberto Perez, using one of Cabrera's bats, hit a two-run homer in his big league debut Thursday night as the..." July 11

  • 10d
    Jerry Crasnick @jcrasnick

    The #Yankees have acquired pitcher Jeff Francis from the #athletics in a trade, source says.

  • 11d
    Jeff Passan @JeffPassan

    Yankees GM Brian Cashman says Masahiro Tanaka has a small tear in his UCL. Will have PRP injection. Yankees hope he's back in six weeks.

  • Yankees call up Yangervis Solarte

    Bombers Beat "Yangervis Solarte has been recalled from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and is in tonight’s lineup at third base. The move was made after Carlos Beltran was placed on the seven day concussion disabled list." July 10

  • 'Freak' injury adds to Carlos Beltran's miserable season

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Yankees aren't sure when Carlos Beltran will play again after a baseball hit him in the face and fractured two bones Wednesday. Doctors want to make sure Beltran didn't suffer a concussion after ripping a batting practice pitch and having it carom off the bottom of a protective screen back..." July 10

  • Ellsbury’s home run delivers 14-inning Yankees win over Indians

    New York Daily News "At least the Yankees had something to smile about Wednesday. Hours after learning that Masahiro Tanaka was headed for the disabled list with a right elbow injury, Jacoby Ellsbury launched a solo home run in the 14th inning to lift the Yankees to a 5-4 win over the Indians at Progressive..." July 10

  • Yankees looking, feeling doomed without ace Tanaka

    New York Post "One by one the Yankees walked into the clubhouse Wednesday at Progressive Field and heard the news Masahiro Tanaka was back in New York, getting an MRI exam on his aching right elbow. A room that is usually filled with chatter and laughter was unusually silent. To a man, the Yankees know..." July 10

  • Masahiro Tanaka flies back to New York for MRI on right arm

    Bombers Beat "Masahiro Tanaka is flying back to New York for an MRI on his right arm, according to the New York Post’s George A. King III. Tanaka had his worst start of the season last night against the Indians at Progressive Field, allowing five runs and 10 hits in 6 2/3 innings in a 5-3 loss. In the..." July 09

  • Bauer and Brantley help power Indians past Yankees, 5-3

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Indians played the Yankees in the second of a four-game series Tuesday. Here is a capsule look from The Plain Dealer reporter Dennis Manoloff: Game: 89. Opponent: Yankees. Location: Progressive Field, Cleveland. Time of day: Night. Time elapsed: 2 hours, 55..." July 09

  • Yankees trades can’t mortgage future on thin playoff promise

    New York Post "The Yankees are going to keep trying to make trades. It is just who they are. Part of the genetic code of the Steinbrenners. They are never going to give up on a season. They didn’t last year in taking a big financial hit to get Vernon Wells at the end of spring and Alfonso Soriano in late..." July 09

  • Shane Greene picks up win in MLB debut, Dellin Betances gets first career save as Yankees top Indians, 5-3

    New York Daily News "Have the Yankees found an answer to their rotation woes? It’s far too early to call Shane Greene anything more than a one-hit wonder, but the young righthander looked impressive in his first career start, leading the Yankees to a 5-3 win over the Indians on a rainy Monday night at Progressive..." July 08

  • Yankees’ offense comes around to take 3 of 4 from Twins

    New York Post "Did the Yankees’ perform a bat tease during the Fourth of July weekend? Or did the wood bark loudly against mediocre Twins pitching? After they won three of four games at Target Field, the Yankees opted to view the awakening as an indication they are out of what had been more or less a..." July 07

  • 15d
    Marly~ESPN Deportes @MarlyRiveraESPN

    Soriano said to @ESPNDeportes he hasn't decided what he will do, will take a week to think about it with his family; retirement is an option

  • Dejected Jeter: Soriano is like a brother to me

    New York Post "Like other Yankees players and members of the organization, Derek Jeter was saddened Alfonso Soriano was designated for assignment Sunday and no longer part of the club. “Soriano is like family to me,” Jeter said. “I have played with him a long time, when he first came up and when he came..." July 07

  • 15d
    Jon Heyman @JonHeymanCBS

    #yankees will pay $1M in an assignment bonus as part of trade for brandon mccarthy. Nuno goes to Az.

  • 15d
    Erik Boland @eboland11

    Yankees announce Shane Greene will start tomorrow in Cleveland

  • 15d
    Sweeny Murti @YankeesWFAN

    Brian McCann is not in lineup. Had MRI on sore left foot yesterday, came back clean. Will take BP on field to see how it feels.

  • Twins happy to take throwaway victory over Yankees in 11 innings

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "It should have been a 1-2-3 double play. That’s what a 27-foot dribbler in front of home plate with the bases loaded is supposed to turn into. In the 11th inning Saturday, it was the defining moment of the Twins’ wacky 2-1 walk-off victory over the Yankees. Trevor Plouffe took a mighty swing..." July 06

  • 16d
    Sweeny Murti @YankeesWFAN

    McCann had x-rays on his left foot, came back negative. Simply day to day.

  • Yankees trade for Diamondbacks pitcher Brandon McCarthy, per report

    SB Nation "The New York Yankees have acquired Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Brandon McCarthy on Sunday, according to MLB Daily Dish's Chris Cotillo. Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Yankees had been discussing sending left-handed pitcher Vidal Nuno to the Diamondbacks, but there is no..." July 06

  • 15d
    Mark Feinsand @FeinsandNYDN

    Girardi said Soriano has been DFA'd

  • McCutchen barely misses cycle; Mercer drives in 4 runs as Pirates take down Phillies

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Another ballpark, Andrew McCutchen thought, and it might have been a homer. Anywhere else and his opposite-field drive in the eighth inning might have cleared the fence and McCutchen would have hit for the cycle. But, at PNC Park, the ball hit about 8 feet shy of the top of the right-field..." July 05

  • Roberts’ four-hit day helps Yankees beat Twins

    New York Post "Even when the Yankees get four extra base hits from one player and score six runs in the opening two innings, they can’t avoid sweating for a win. Brian Roberts delivered three doubles and a triple in his first four at-bats and the Yankees scored six times in the first two frames off Kyle Gibson,..." July 05

  • 17d
    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Sources: #Yankees exchanged proposals with #Cubs on both Samardzija, Hammel. #Athletics had piece that could trump all - Russell.

  • 17d
    Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

    There continues to be a possibility that CC Sabathia will require microfracture surgery on his knee, with an uncertain pitching future.

  • Beltran, call-up Wheeler help Tanaka as Yanks beat Twins

    New York Post "His right arm encased in ice, Masahiro Tanaka patted Zelous Wheeler on the back as he moved past the newest Yankee’s locker. Clearly, there was no language barrier between the ace pitcher and the third baseman, who made a colossal splash in his big league debut after spending seven-plus years..." July 04

  • Yankees make massive splurge on international free agents

    New York Post "In July 2009, the Yankees gave 16-year-old catcher Gary Sanchez $3 million to sign. Not until Wednesday had the club given a Latin American teenager that much money. That’s when they agreed with Dermis Garcia, a 16-year-old shortstop from the Dominican Republic, on a $3.2 million signing..." July 04

  • 17d
    Mark Feinsand @FeinsandNYDN

    Asked whether he assumes Sabathia is done for this season, Girardi said: "I think that's fair to say."